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yesterday. >> i believe the. >> this is the second time in a couple of weeks -- i believe that. we did it again yesterday. we will be in the mid 90's today. a lot cooler. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. no problems on your way this morning other than that is a little uncomfortable. 81 at the airport with 69% humidity. the forecast will hit 95 of this afternoon. there is a chance for some thunderstorms after 2:00 p.m. today. a chance for some rain. it has been very dry in a lot of neighborhood spirit we could use a good soaking rain. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning, everyone. happy monday. we are dealing with a disabled tractor-trailer in elkton.
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all lanes are closed at that intersection. we're looking good elsewhere. 51 on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. a little sluggish at the harrisburg expressway. no problems on 795. 11 minutes on southbound 95 from the ball like down to 32. let's give you a quick live look outside. -- on southbound on fire from the beltway down to 32. this is old court wrote on the beltway and it is moving without delay -- this is old court road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> another violent weekend in baltimore, the second in a row. >> police are planning to beef up patrols for the upcoming july
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4 weekend. kim dacey joins us live with more. >> there were two murders and six shootings this weekend. their work tend shootings last weekend. police say a man was shot in his hand near the world trade center at the inner harbor. investigators plan to charge keiron holly with attempted work -- with attempted murder. dominick holly and kesmond lewis are expected to face conspiracy charges. this was on west fayette street. another man were shot on a noble street. there was a dispute over an mp3 player left a man shot in his stomach. police are planning increased patrols. >> that would increase the number of officers to over 300
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police officers. >> police say that is a big step up from the 60 police officers in the inner harbor on any given weekend. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a pregnant woman was shot over the weekend in south baltimore. police believe it was a gang related. police say the woman is part of a localized l gang. the shooting may have been a result of an ongoing dispute within the gang. the woman's pregnancy had to be terminated. she is expected to survive. another shooting that injured another male is believed to be in retaliation. stephanie rawlings-blake is troubled after a high number of rape complaints were discarded.
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more than 30% of the cases were thrown out, five times the national average. there is a question of whether police tactics are discouraging the victims from coming fora rd. >> they need to know their reports are being taken seriously. >> a police department is now conducting a complete internal review. >> many will gather to pay their respects to a local activist known as a champion of low- income residents. it will go from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. a week will be held on wednesday morning on caroline street that will be followed by the funeral. the woman died of a heart attack last week. she was 68 years old.
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in this morning's commitment 2010 coverage, congressman dutch ruppersberger will file for reelection. ruppersberger promises to continue to could create new jobs and fight for benefits for seniors and veterans. another congressman is expected to file for reelection today. they stopped in several counties to make an official announcement. you can log onto our website for more coverage, wbaltv.com. just click on "politics." confirmation hearings will begin for elena kagan. >> lawmakers on both sides have been gearing up for the battle of the bench. we have more. >> elena kagan said the
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confirmation hearings years ago were void of substance. elena kagan returns to capitol hill today, this time in the hot seat before members of the senate judiciary committee. senator pat leahy is in charge of the hearings. >> i will make sure and i will allow every republican and democrat to ask all the questions they want. >> and there will be plenty of questions. among the more controversial issues, her decision to deny military recruiters on campus. >> this nominee has a number of controversial items in the background that raise questions. this is not a coronation, it is a confirmation. >> the pick will not be rubber- stamp.
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>> we're optimistic that republicans will take a fair review of her history and of her record. >> court watchers say it is likely kagan will be confirmed. >> unless there is some bombshell waiting to explode, she will be confirmed. >> her hearings are expected to last all week. during questioning is not expected to come until tomorrow. nikole killion, wbal-tv 11 news. >> electric car charging stations are expected to pop up along the 95 corridor. there will still be a few months before electric cars hit the market. it could be five years before consumers begin buying them. experts say existing infrastructure is the key to jump starting the trend. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day.
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investment ins electric car charging stations make you more inclined to consider buying them? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 79 degrees on tv help. six children lose their lives in a house fire in new york state. >> strategy strikes a gay pride events. >> here is a live look at traffic. this is at exit 24 on the beltway. beltway.
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>> welcome back. the time is 10 minutes after 5:00 p.m. 82 degrees set the maryland science center. we hit 100 yesterday. we will bleak in the neighborhood again today, at least the mid 90 -- we will be in the same nghborhood again today, at least the mid 90's. we are shooting for a high of
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95. the best chance for rain will be tonight as a cold front moves through. it will bring us some nice weather by the end of the week. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. for now, to the news desk. >> one person was killed after a shooting in a gay pride event in san francisco. two the others were also shot. the wounded are expected to make a full recovery. what man has been arrested in connection with the shooting. >> six children were killed in a house fire in upstate new york. five people manage to get out safely, but all of the children died of smoke inhalation. firefighters were not able to enter the house because of the intensity of the flame. the children were found in their bedrooms. >> britain's prince harry takes
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a nasty tumble during a charity ball match in new york city. take a look at this. -- during a charity polo match. you cannot see it from this distance. that pride of a smile. he got back up and continued the match, finally losing in overtime. the event was to raise money. prince harry participated as part of his pledge to continue his mother's work against aids. >> it is a dangerous sport. >> coming up, the morning's financial news. >> internet officials plan to make changes to better prevent your children from access to adult content. >> we have a disabled tractor- trailer blocking some lanes. trailer blocking some lanes.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> back to the grind this morning. >> there is not a whole lot happening on the major roads. we're dealing with one problem in elkton. a disabled tractor-trailer. all lanes of the intersection are shut down. watch for that this morning. other than that, 95 looks good at of cecil county. the speech center of about 48 miles per hour on the north -- the speed sensor of about 40 miles per hour on the north side. let's give you a quick live look outside. focusing on the b-w parkway is southbound traffic.
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heavier in that direction but no signs of delays down to west nursery road. we go to things running smoothly north and southbound near shawan road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. let's check on the buses and trains. >> good morning. we're looking at a fairly smooth convert on the marc trains so far. no delays to report on penn, camden, and brunswick lines. we do have one light rail delay. on the buses, delays on the 820, running about 10 to 50 minutes late because of construction. the 13 bus is diverting at washington street and eastern. there is a diversion at patterson park and lombard. the parking lot will be closed through wednesday for a reserve for project. you'll see signs alerting you to
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that. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. it will be another hot day today. we have some good news in the seven-day forecast. let's check on tropical storm alex. it is moving over open water. it is moving right now and the water is warm down there. tropical systems like that. sustained winds, 50 miles per hour and it is moving to the northwest. we talked about this moving to the north. it is taking it on shores near texas. the category two hurricane with sustained winds over 100 miles per hour. it should stay west of the oil slick. we will keep an eye on what happens to alex. here at home, partly cloudy
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skies. 81 already at the airport. there is a cold front moving across ohio. that front will come through here tonight. we will see our chance for rain go up. hopefully we will get some rain with this front. a chance for storms this afternoon. it will feel like it is 100 degrees again tonight. low temperatures will be in the upper 60's and low 70's. the next couple of days, the temperature goes down. 87 on tuesday. look at wednesday, thursday, and friday. high temperatures only in the upper 70's. as we head into the holiday weekend, it will get warmer. we expect a high temperature of 92 degrees.
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>> parents may soon be able to breathe easier while their children surf the net. the agency is considering dot.xxx as a domain. if it is approved, it would end a battle over what some consider formal technology of porn s prominent place on the web. chicago into place in about a year. natural gas could make up a bigger slice of america's energy pie. gas would share the marketplace to 40% of our needs. the losing energy supply would reportedly be caoal. gas will be more carbon efficient. the comet was the focus of
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yesterday's g-20 meeting -- the economy was the focus of yesterday's g-20 meeting. >> we should agree deficits will be halved by 2013. we should agree government debt ratio should be stabilized by 2016. or put on a downward path. >> many european countries are trying to reduce their deficit. president obama has warned the economy may be too weak to trim government spending. >> toyota locks down another problem of car. your bank account may be getting safer. courtney donohoe has a look at the business report. good morning. >> good morning. stocks look like there will open a little bit higher ahead of an
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important economic report. economists expect the government said they will earn more money last month. lawmakers agreed on new rules to govern wall street. they want new banking rules to president obama's desk. they could eliminate the amount of risks banks could take. maryland's first potomac realty trust is trying to double its real estate holdings within five years. the company has been waiting for this moment since 2005. toyota is halting sales of its lexus and is affecting 17,000 cars. toyota it said the lexus is spilling too much fuel in crash tests.
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toyota put out 20% more cars last month. you may soon be more job openings in the wireless industry. president obama will sign an initiative to double the amount of wireless capacity over the next 10 years and this could create hundreds of thousands of jobs. that is business news. 40 donohoe reporting for -- courtney donohoe reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> it is important to remain safe while traveling. it is recommended you research. you are scheduled to planning to. wearing a body wallets, for instance. leave expensive clothing at home. you want to make sure you make copies of your important
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documents for a trusted friend to hold onto before you leave. i hope none of that happens to you. >> do you wear a body wallet? teeth.ut it in my ch \ >> we will get another look at your morning commute. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will maryland's investment in electric-car charging stations make you more inclinded to consider buying them? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> the main question for people
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along the gulf coast continues to be how to stop the leak and how to clean up all that oil. >> the world's top oil company can calculate how much they have spent looking for oil in the past three years. how much on research to clean it up. one member of congress said that answer is paltry. it may explain why backyard inventors, a high school science teachers, and opportunists -- >> water does not go into that. >> have inundated be pete with their home grown solution. more than 110,000 solicited ideas have come in so far. they have reviewed 92,000 and they say 320 fall into the
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category of promising. >> it may look like she's. >> now we're going to simulate wind -- it may look like s cheese. >> we have removed 80% of oil has been removed. >> it offers hope. >> some look and sound like infomercials. >> it binds to the oil. that is clean water. >> others look to nature for an answer. >> this bubble current is an adaptation of how dolphins corral their food. >> the bubbles trapped the oil to be skimmed later. american ingenuity from every corner of the nation as oil continues to wash ashore. >> coming up in the next half-
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hour -- >> baltimore city police will be stepping up patrols for the fourth of the july weekend. >> it is going to be another hot day today. day today. we
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